Global Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurial spirit moves across borders and spans cultures to create an international exchange of ideas, products and services that connect the world's economies.

Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to a Close -- Or Does It?

11/24/14 As it has for each November since 2008, Global Entrepreneurship Week has unleashed a huge ground swell of events and competitions around the world, raising awareness and rallying support for entrepreneurs along with the polices and programs that help them start and scale new firms. But while the cacophony has begun to fade, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the momentum generated during GEW continues to resonate well into the coming year.

Is the Lean Startup Movement Still a Startup?

11/24/14 Kauffman Foundation research analyst Arnobio Morelix details the life cycle of the Lean Startup Movement.

Women's Entrepreneurship Has Potential to Create Tailwind for U.S. Economic Growth

11/19/14 The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

11/19/14 This new paper suggests that accelerating female entrepreneurship could have the same positive effect on the U.S. economy that the large-scale entry of women into the labor force had during the 20th century.

Renowned Presentation Coach Offers Tips and Techniques for Mastering the Q&A Session

11/18/14 Kauffman Founders School Live offers "Q&A: Mastering the Unpredictable" a free, livestreamed presentation on Nov. 19, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. EST.

Building One Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

11/17/14 The reach of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) expands once again as the annual celebration of new and young firms – and all those who support them -- officially opens today in 150 countries. Founded and supported by the Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week is a shot of adrenaline at one point in the year but it has led to the creation of a year-round platform that is creating one global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Global Entrepreneurship Week–Kansas City Officially Launches Today, Nov. 17

11/17/14 Global Entrepreneurship Week–Kansas City officially launches today with more than 70 local events planned, including tonight’s Kickoff Rally at Union Station.

Mapping Our Future

At the Kauffman Foundation, we know that if our work is to make any difference, we must start by looking within.

New Kauffman ‘Thoughtbook’ Explores Ideas That Drive Progress through Education, Entrepreneurship

11/12/14 First-time digital format features dozens of essays, interviews, photos and videos by Foundation leaders, associates and experts engaged in areas related to Kauffman’s mission